(September-October 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Wanted - One P.O.W.! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Keywords:
POW camp; spotlight

Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Wanted -- One P.O.W.! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; war
Synopsis:
In Europe in WW 2, a tank expert has been captured and sent to a POW camp for torture. Lt. Dennis and Rex get themselves captured deliberately. Once in the camp, Rex helps Dennis and the Colonel sneak out of barracks, pose as a traveling clowns, and even put on a show before they snatch a truck and race to freedom. Rex receives a Silver Star for his actions!
Keywords:
clowns; POW camp; WW2; WWII

Explosive Action! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Saga of Leapin' Lena! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; crime
Synopsis:
Lou Palmer and Leapin' Lena, a kangaroo, were stage stars until vaudeville faded. They opt for the Old Actor's Home, but "pets" are banned, so they wash dishes. Robbers rob the restaurant. Lena boxes them silly, then pursues their getaway car and jumps atop so it crashes. A TV exec offers them a TV show, and Lou and Lena are hits again! They even sent a fat check to the Old Actor's Home so pets can be attend.
Keywords:
Kangaroo; Vaudeville

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The K-9 Corps] (Table of Contents)

Canine Corner / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["Golly, he's good!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["I'm a boxer!"] (Table of Contents)

Scrambled Squares / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Hounds 'Round the World (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

The Dog-Napers of Ridge Park! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; crime
Synopsis:
A Cocker Spaniel, Beauty, pretty but a "show-off", stays with the Dennises for a week. She and Rex play, but dog-nappers cosh Rex and carry her off for ransom. Rex follows, vaults fences, trips locks, bites guns, and pins the crooks until police arrive. He even lets courageous Beauty eat out of his special dish.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Can You Find 5 Dogs? (Table of Contents)

Play "Boxes" / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Tahl-Tan Bear Dog] (Table of Contents)

Dog Data / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wanted - One P.O.W.!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Wanted -- One P.O.W.!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. Explosive Action!
    Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories
  5. 4. The Saga of Leapin' Lena!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. [The K-9 Corps]
    Canine Corner
  8. 7. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  9. 8. ["I'm a boxer!"]
    Scrambled Squares
  10. 9. Hounds 'Round the World
  11. 10. The Dog-Napers of Ridge Park!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. Can You Find 5 Dogs?
    Play "Boxes"
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  15. 14. [Tahl-Tan Bear Dog]
    Dog Data
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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